Vital Voices Northwest Council

Building an Active Supporter Base

Vital Voices is committed to building an active supporter base in regions across the United States and Europe to establish partnership opportunities with local individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations to support the advancement of women’s leadership worldwide.

Co-Chairs

Rosita Van Coevorden, MD, Vital Voices Board Member

Valerie Wasserman, Strategic Partnerships, Advisor and Connector

Tracy Webster, Community Volunteer

 

Council Members

Leslie Decker, Regional Advisor, GLM Education

Effie Gleason, Manager of Marketing and Advertising at Gull Industries and Iron Springs Resort

Olive Goh, Citi Bank

Silke Johnstone, Executive, Boeing Company

Rasha Qamheyeh Zeine, Director of Business Development and Investor Relations, Ossia

Susan Long-Walsh, Senior Talent Acquisition, Gates Foundation

Marcia Richards, RN, Community Volunteer

Kelli Stewart, Synergy Construction

Nora Zehar, Community Volunteer

Recent Events

05/21/2017 - Vital Voices Screening

Through the Fire Screening at the Northwest Film Forum

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04/30/2017 - Vital Voices Brunch

Vital Voices Brunch featuring 2017 Global Leadership Award Honoree Ariela Suster

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10/08/2016 - 1st Annual Seattle Event

On October 8th the Vital Voices Northwest Council hosted its First Annual Vital Voices Seattle event at the Museum of History and Industry.

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03/27/2016 - Seattle Mentoring Walk

In March 2016 over 200 women from Seattle joined together to participate in the Seattle Vital Voices Mentoring Walk.

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03/12/2016 - Vital Voices Dinner

In March, 2016 Olive Goh and Citi hosted a Vital Voices dinner at Chateau Ste. Michelle featuring Hafsat Abioloa, a pro-democracy activist and political representative fostering women’s leadership in Nigeria and throughout Africa.

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10/16/2015 - 3rd Annual Northwest Luncheon

On October 16, 2015 the Vital Voices Northwest Council hosted the 3rd annual Northwest Luncheon at Hyatt Olive 8 featuring Chouchou Namegabe Dubisson of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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03/08/2015 - Global Mentoring Walk

On March 8, 2015, International Women's Day, the Vital Voices Northwest Council hosted a successful Global Mentoring Walk.

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11/14/2014 - 2nd Annual Northwest Luncheon

On Friday, November 14, 2014 the Vital Voices Northwest Council hosted the 2nd Annual Northwest Luncheon featuring Diane von Furstenberg, fashion designer, entrepreneur and activist, and Sunitha Krishnan of India.

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